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Why to Test for Drug Use in the Workplace
 9/12/2019
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Why to Test for Drug Use in the Workplace

Drug abuse can wreak havoc in the workplace. When workers abuse drugs and alcohol, problems like injuries and decreased productivity arise. In fact, companies lose billions of dollars per year due to employees misusing drugs and alcohol.

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 Michelle Volk
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Why Drug Testing Students is Important
 8/14/2019
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Why Drug Testing Students is Important

Parents, Teachers, and School Officials are terrified by the growing number of drug overdose deaths that plague the community. It seems every day, we hear about another opioid death. These are our neighbors, friends, and children and the reality of this epidemic is heartbreaking.

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 Michelle Volk
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Drug Testing Employees
 7/16/2019
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Drug Testing Employees

Employer drug testing options are limitless with up to 12-panel testing options. To give you an idea of what drug testing options exist, here’s some basic information on different drug test situations and sample types. There can be many reasons to screen employees for drug and alcohol abuse: to maintain a safe workplace, to comply with regulatory standards, or to determine the cause of an accident.

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 Michelle Volk
mmvolk@gl-labs.com

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Vaping pot more powerful than smoking
 12/1/2018
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 Michelle Volk
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GLL Staff Member Becomes Narcan Certified
 10/31/2018
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 Michelle Volk
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Great Lakes Labs is CLIA certified by HHS to Provide Drug Screening Analysis
 10/31/2018
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 Michelle Volk
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Senator Donnelly Advocates Resources to Fight Opioid Addiction
 10/31/2018
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Senator Donnelly Advocates Resources to Fight Opioid Addiction

According to to the CDC, in Indiana alone, 1,840 people died as a result of overdose in 2017. That is up 18% compared to 2016. Senator Donnelly has been a great advocate for more funding and resources to better equip the men and women who are on the front line providing prevention and treatment to those who desperately need it.

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 Michelle Volk
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PGx is coming to GLL!
 10/25/2018
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PGx is coming to GLL!

Remember that really cool medical procedure in your favorite Sci-Fi movie or T.V. show and thinking, when is this going to happen in real life? It’s coming sooner than you think.

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 Michelle Volk
mmvolk@gl-labs.com

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Take-Back Day
 10/23/2018
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Take-Back Day

What do you do with your leftover or expired prescription drugs? Well flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash should NOT be your first thought.

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 Michelle Volk
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Tall Cop Jermaine Galloway Event
 9/14/2018
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Tall Cop Jermaine Galloway Event

Be sure to check out this upcoming event with Tall Cop Jermaine Galloway. September 25th from 6-7: 30 pm at Thomas Edison Middle School (3304 Parkside Ave, Lake Station IN. Hope to see everyone there!

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 Michelle Volk
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Drug Testing 101
 8/24/2018
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Drug Testing 101

“Drug Testing 101,” the next in a series of workshops about substance abuse problems in Porter County, will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Family and Youth Services Bureau office, 253 W. Lincolnway, Valparaiso.

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 Michelle Volk
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Opioid Metabolism Chart
 5/7/2018
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Opioid Metabolism Chart

Often we receive questions at the laboratory regarding the metabolic pathways. In the chart above, we have illustrated how opioids metabolize. This chart provides a flow chart at your fingertips to assist in making informed decisions. Always remember, our experienced staff is available to answer any question(s) you may have.

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 Michelle Volk
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